Corn Subsidies in Saint Clair County, Illinois, 1995-2020‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 3,549

Recipients of Corn Subsidies from farms in Saint Clair County, Illinois totaled $114,910,000 in from 1995-2020‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Corn Subsidies
1995-2020
1Thomas H Renner Jr Revocable TrusBelleville, IL 62221$903,084
2Waeltz Bros *Marissa, IL 62257$869,944
3Ridge Prairie Farms Inc *Caseyville, IL 62232$827,913
4Kruse Farm Inc *Mascoutah, IL 62258$823,235
5Heberer Farms *Belleville, IL 62220$814,047
6Andrew F SchillingNew Athens, IL 62264$697,025
7O. & K. Rasp, Inc. *Mascoutah, IL 62258$665,444
8Michael StreifLebanon, IL 62254$641,177
9Vernon R KombrinkO Fallon, IL 62269$557,536
10Orville Kombrink Farms Inc *Caseyville, IL 62232$546,388
11August MuethMascoutah, IL 62258$531,217
12Henss Farms Inc *Trenton, IL 62293$528,366
13William J SchaeferSmithton, IL 62285$512,726
14Erwin & Eric Hofstetter Farms *Dupo, IL 62239$512,665
15Shane ReinneckBelleville, IL 62221$512,277
16Kenneth WeilbacherMillstadt, IL 62260$507,212
17Dressler Bros Farm *Lenzburg, IL 62255$490,669
18Kombrink Farms Inc *O Fallon, IL 62269$487,532
19Eidman's Shady Lawn Farm *Mascoutah, IL 62258$487,514
20Klein Brothers *Freeburg, IL 62243$483,511

* USDA data are not "transparent" for many payments made to recipients through most cooperatives. Recipients of payments made through most cooperatives, and the amounts, have not been made public. To see ownership information, click on the name, then click on the link that is titled Ownership Information.

** EWG has identified this recipient as a bank or lending institution that received the payment because the payment applicant had a loan requiring any subsidy payments go to the lender first. In 2019, the information provided to EWG by USDA began to include the entity that received the payment, rather than the person or entity that applied for it, which was previously provided. This move to shield subsidy recipients from disclosure enables USDA to further evade taxpayer accountability. Six percent of subsidy dollars went to banks, lending institutions, or the Farm Service Agency.”

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‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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